CMS Data Suggest Medicare Advantage Plans Could Get Higher Reimbursements in 2017
Medicare Advantage plans could receive higher reimbursements in 2017, based on data CMS released Tuesday. Spending on traditional Medicare is one of the key metrics that federal regulators use to calculate monthly capitated payments for Medicare Advantage plans. CMS said it anticipates a 3.1% increase in Medicare fee-for-service spending for next year.
- "First Glimpse of 2017 Medicare Advantage Rates Signals Win for Insurers" (Herman, Modern Healthcare, 12/2).